Sunday, March 7, 2010

Free links for audio/video/websites/blogging

The following links are spreadsheets in Google docs with a list under each. Each of the resources listed is free. You may want to use the one that suits you best

1. Student Blogs

2. Video and Animation

3. Audio

4. Websites

5. Animoto: Create and upload videos

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Reading and Writing related links

The following sites have information related to connecting the read-write process.

1. ReadWriteThink: This is a government site; it has a ton of free materials like graphic organizers, story map, note taking, parent ed resources, and more. ReadWriteThink

2. Scholastic: Check out the free graphic organizers. Scholastic

3. Google Lit trips: Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place Google Lit Trips

4. PicLits: Inspired Picture Writing; great for ESL students. PicLits

5. Creating Bibliographies

6. A great place for students to use images in a presentation about a book, a project, a concept. It does require you to register though. Photopeach/

7. A list of graphic organizers for various uses. Graphic organizers

8. The Visual Thesaurus

9. A guide to grammar and punctuation. Grammar and Punctuation

10. Tech and Learning article containing several online writing tool websites. Writing online

11. Create a digital story - Myths and Legends

12. A great place for students to use images in a presentation about a book, a project, a concept. It does require you to register though. http://photopeach.com/

13. A list of graphic organizers for various uses. Graphic organizers

14. The Visual Thesaurus

15. A guide to grammar and punctuation. Grammar and Punctuation

16. Tech and Learning article containing several online writing tool websites. Writing online

17. Story Jump: Publish children's stories

Friday, March 5, 2010

Maps

1. The Library of Congress has maps from historical to modern maps. Maps